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Doctoral Degrees Offered: None

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Finance (M.Fin.)

Online Degrees: None

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  1. Develop a broad understanding of financial concepts
  2. Develop critical thinking skills
  3. Problem solving and decision making
  4. Ethical development

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Sam Sivaskandan
Phone: 515 294-8118
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: Fall term - July 1st, Spring term - Nov 1st, Summer term - April 1st. International students should apply at least three months before the start of term they are applying.

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : Yes

GMAT or GRE is accepted
ISU Finance majors with a 3.25 GPA or better and all grades in required finance courses are B or better do not need to submit GMAT or GRE.
Personal Essay (may be uploaded to online application)
Duolingo is temporally being accepted instead of TOEFL/IELTS

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 600
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 100
PTE 68
Duolingo 120

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Iowa State University
Dr. Charles B Handy Graduate Programs Office
1420 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027